Favorable Business Environment

The state has a privileged geographic position at the center of the regions of the strongest economic performance in Brazil, and it has a strategic relation to MERCOSUR.

Because of its quality of life and proximity to large centers, Santa Catarina attracts people from all over the world who find excellent opportunities to establish new businesses. The Santa Catarina population also has an enterprising culture, focused on doing business.

 

General ranking of main destinations in Brazil for investments in 2012 (6th position) 

 Very Good  Good  Reasonable  Poor
 

Source: The Economist

 

Political environment in 2012 (3rd position)  

 Very Good  Good  Reasonable  Poor
 

Source: The Economist 

 

Policies towards foreign investments in 2012 (5th position)

 Very Good  Good  Reasonable  Poor
 

Source: The Economist 

 

Human resources in 2012 (5th position)

 Very Good  Good  Reasonable  Poor
 

Source: The Economist

 

Sustainability in 2012 (2nd position)

 Very Good  Good  Reasonable  Poor
 

Source: The Economist

 

Paying taxes in 2012 (3rd position)

 

Source: Doing Business, Banco Mundial

 

Difficulty to fulfill a contract in 2012 (1st position)

Procedural complexity index ( 0 - 100 )

 

Source: Doing Business, Banco Mundial

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